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Little Book of Letterpress (Little Book Of... (Chronicle Books)) Hardcover – August 25, 2010


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  • Series: Little Book Of... (Chronicle Books)
  • Hardcover: 192 pages
  • Publisher: Chronicle Books (August 25, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0811875075
  • ISBN-13: 978-0811875073
  • Product Dimensions: 7.5 x 7.1 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #611,639 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Design writer Charlotte Rivers is the author of numerous books. She lives in London.

The beloved and respected press Yee-Haw Industries is based in Knoxville, Tennessee.

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12 of 13 people found the following review helpful By jhpapers on October 26, 2010
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This is an amazing collection of letterpress printers from all over the world. If you love stationery, beautiful images and letterpress then this is the book for you.
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10 of 11 people found the following review helpful By Midwest Book Review on December 6, 2010
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Charlotte Rivers's Little Book of Letterpress offers a fine history of the craft and explores different types of presses, considering how letterpress is created and its current rise in DIY and crafting circles. Chapters offer details about letterpress creation and pack in color photos of old and new stationary alike, making this a top pick for any arts or general lending library.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By azcurt VINE VOICE on June 7, 2012
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This is a lovely little book (7" x 7") full of wonderfully creative examples of dozens of designers typographic letterpress work. The cover is produced on a letterpress but, unfortunately, the interior of the book is standard offset printing. Chronicle Books had no other choice, of course. However, some of the examples are lit is such a way that the subtle embossment of the letterpress process shows beautifully. This is a book for type fans but also is a rich graphic inspiration for all designers at 175 pages. Highly recommended.
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By Mathew on April 14, 2014
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Great book, fast reading structure and big images samples and shorts referent quotes. It's perfect for any students of design! I totally recommend this book.
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